The thing that kills me is that Ed Bradley doing the story and putting
on his best 'I'm disgusted because it's so easy to get guns' face. But
in the biography of Hunter S Thompson, Hunter, there are clear photos of
Ed shooting barrels full of dynamite on HST's farm!
About the same as Washington Post columnist Carl Rowan Sr.(now deceased)
writing all sorts of anti-gun articles,while possessing an
illegal,unregistered handgun (in DC) and shooting a backyard skinnydipper
with it,claiming self-defense.
Never prosecuted for it,either.
So? I don't see a problem with that. IMHO, they *should* be
hand-wringing over the fact that 50-caliber rifles are unavailable in
What? They want to make the rest of the country emulate California's
stupid law, and aren't fighting against CA's stupid law?
<Emily_Latella>Oh. Never Mind.</Emily_Latella>
- Rick "Furrfu" Dickinson
Every parliament or congress worldwide should be equipped with a
hundred-pound chunk of sodium in the entrance foyer, such that any
At the risk of sounding like a (gasp) "conservative", 'if you outlaw
guns, only outlaws will have guns'...working in law enforcement has
really changed my personal tune on this matter...after seeing just how
many scumbags there are out there, and watching the rapid progression
from "crackhead" to "capital felon", and perusing several probable
cause affidavits, I'm all for one's right to bear arms, and to use them
as discretion warrants...just need to exercise caution as to whose arms
are doing the bearing (grin).
I'm something of a newbie to rec.models.rockets, but it is obvious that
Jerry Irvine seems to have quite a few detractors. What is the felony
conviction that so many mention, and is this the reason for his
Just part of the story. I personally have a civil fraud judgment
against him for over $8,000 plus interest, part of a larger judgment
totaling over $60,000. jerry was also fined $40,000 by the DOT, for
shipping 200 pounds of rocket motors, in a box labeled "model airplane
parts. Did I mention the fact that jerry did/does not possess the
proper permits and licenses to manufacture and ship propellant or motors
legally? his felony crime? "Possession of a destructive device in a
public place". Usually, the term "destructive device" is reserved for
such item like, but not limited to, pipe bombs, fire bombs, hand
grenades, "M80" like devices and some "illegal fireworks. jerry says it
wasn't rocket motors, but refuses to say what it in fact it was.
Back in the early '90s jerry was thrown out of the Tripoli Rocket
Association, for hosting dozens and dozens of launches, involving
thousands of flyers who believed jerry's claims of FAA waivers. Guess
what? jerry had lied about obtaining the required waivers.
I could go on and on, but I think I'll let some one else take over for now.
Is every rocket flier on this site a right-wing gun nut? High-powered
military assault weapons should only be available to soldiers at war.
Maybe you guys are planning on terrorism as your next hobby? Stick to
paintball guns and Doom 3 before you hurt somebody.
No, there are a few left wing gun nuts here too and even a few moderate gun
nuts. Bp is BP. Inhale deeply and come to the darkside.
Seriously, some people collect guns same as any other collectable. Having
any type of weapon does, automatic or not, does not make you a gun nut.
We were all nuts before we all this came up. ; )
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